Library and Academic Resources Center

This new state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot building offers a wealth of amenities. In addition to a variety of academic support services, the new space offers students community spaces, a multimedia lab, gaming spaces with access to multiple gaming platforms, a theater, group study rooms, classroom spaces, a vastly expanded archives, Help Desk staff, a Starbucks location, quiet study spaces, and tutoring, all supported by Wi-Fi throughout.

In addition to the services mentioned above, over 23 million book titles are available through the library in conjunction with its membership in Missouri’s statewide academic library consortium, MOBIUS. MOBIUS gives enrolled students physical and electronic access to public and academic library collections in Missouri, as well as access to the collections of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (CARL). In order to take advantage of these resources, students must obtain a valid Lindenwood student ID.

The library subscribes to more than 90 online databases that are accessible through the library’s website. A number of the databases provide full-text access to research materials. In addition to the databases, the library has purchased supplementary electronic tools that easily facilitate navigation of these online resources. A valid student ID is also required to access the library’s databases.

Additional services available through the Library and Academic Resources Center include

  • Access to reference librarians in person, via email, by telephone, or chat.
  • Computer lab.
  • Laptop checkout for the day.
  • Hardcopy journal collections.
  • An interlibrary loan service for any items not available at the Library and Academic Resources Center or through MOBIUS.

For current hours, students may contact the library at, by visiting, or calling (636) 949-4820.